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UMS Concert Program, March 7, 1955: Seventy-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Zino Francescatti

UMS Concert Program, March 7, 1955: Seventy-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Zino Francescatti image UMS Concert Program, March 7, 1955: Seventy-sixth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Zino Francescatti image
Day
7
Month
March
Year
1955
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Season: 1954-1955
Concert: Eighth
Complete Series: 3153
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Charles A. Sink, President Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
Lester McCoy, Associate Conductor
Eighth Concert 1954-1955 Complete Series 3153
Seventy-sixth Annual
Choral Union Concert Series
ZINO FRANCESCATTI, Violinist Artur Balsam at the Piano
Monday Evening, March 7, 1955, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Sonata in A major, Op. 100........Brahms
Allegro amabile
Andante tranquillo; vivace; andante; vivace di piu Allegretto grazioso (quasi andante)
Sonata in C major (for violin alone).......Bach
Adagio Fuga
Largo
Allegro assai
INTERMISSION
Sonate..............Ravel
Allegretto Blues
Perpetuum mobile
Berceuse...........Konstantinoff
Folguedo Campestre...........Valle
?Carnaval de Venise..........Paganini
arr. Francescatti Columbia Masterworks Records
Note--The University Musical Society has presented Zino Francescatti on previous occasions, as follows: May 5, 194S; March 20, 1950; and May 2, 1953.
The Steinway is the official piano of the University Musical Society. ARS LONGA VITA BREVIS
MAY FESTIVAL
MAY 5, 6, 7, 8, 1955
THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA AT ALL CONCERTS
LOIS MARSHALL, Soprano RISE STEVENS, Mezzo-soprano NELL RANKIN, Mezzo-soprano LESLIE CHABAY, Tenor WILLIAM WARFIELD, Baritone MORLEY MEREDITH, Baritone JEANNE MITCHELL, Violinist JOHN deLANCIE, Oboe ANTHONY GIGLIOTTI, Clarinet
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 8:30 P.M.
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor Rudolf Serkin, Pianist
Prelude and Fugue in C minor . . . Bach (transcribed for orchestra by Eugene Ormandy)
Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67.......Beethoven
Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83, for Piano and Orchestra . Brahms Rudolf Serkin
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 8:30 P.M.
Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
University Choral Union
Lois Marshall, Soprano
Nell Rankin, Mezzo-soprano
Leslie Chabay, Tenor Morley Meredith, Baritone
Missa Solemnis in D major,
Op. 123.......Beethoven
University Choral Union and Soloists
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2:30 P.M.
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor Jeanne Mitchell, Violinist
Festival Youth Chorus Marguerite Hood, Conductor
SOL SCHOENBACH, Bassoon
MASON JONES, Horn
GRANT JOHANNESEN, Pianist
RUDOLF SERKIN, Pianist
EUGENE ORMANDY, Conductor
THOR JOHNSON, Guest Conductor
MARGUERITE HOOD, Youth Chorus Conductor
UNIVERSITY CHORAL UNION
FESTIVAL YOUTH CHORUS
SATURDAY, MAY 7, 8:30 P.M.
Eugene Ormandy, Conductor William Warfield, Baritone
Overture and Allegro from La Sultanc . Couperin (arr. for orchestra by Darius Milbaud)
"Thy Glorious Deeds" from Samson . Handel Two Songs from
"Vier Ernste Gesange" .... Brahms William Warfield
Epigraph.......Dello Joio
Five Old American Songs . . Arr. Copland Mr. Warfield
Concerto for Orchestra
Bartok
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2:30 P.M.
Thor Johnson, Guest Conductor
University Choral Union
Lois Mitchell, Soprano
Leslie Chabay, Tenor
Morley Meredith, Baritone
Grant Johannesen, Pianist
"Carmina Burana" .... Carl Orff University Choral Union and Soloists
Concerto No. 3 in C major .
Grant Johannesen
Prokofiev
Overture, "Donna Diana"
Reznicek Mozart
Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major,
K. 2974 ......
John deLancie, oboe; Anthony Gicliotti, clarinet; Sol Schoenbach, bassoon; and Mason Jones, horn
Viennese Folk and Art Songs
Festival Youth Chorus
Symphony No. 8 in B minor (Unfinished).....
Concerto No. 5 in A major
Jeanne Mitchell
Schubert Mozart
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 8:30 P.M.
Eugene Ormondy, Conductor Rise Stevens, Mezzo-soprano
Concerto Grosso No. 2 for String Orchestra.....Bloch
"Gods of Eternal Night," from Alceste . Gluck
(English text by John Gutman) "Adieu, foreLs," from Jeanne d'Arc . Tchaikovsky Rise Stevens
"Mon coeur," from Samson et Dalila . Saint-Saens
Habanera from Carmen.....Bizet
Seguidilla from Carmen.....Bizet
Miss Stevens
Symphony No. 4 in F minor .
Tchaikovsky
SEASON TICKETS: $13.00--$10.00--$9.00--$8.00
SINGLE CONCERTS (ON SALE BEGINNING MARCH 10):
$3.00--$2.50--$2.00--$1.50
Berlin Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Walter Gieseking, Pianist .... New York Philharmonic Symphony .
Tuesday, March 15
Tuesday, March 22
Sunday, May 22
For tickets or information address: Charles A. Sink, President, Univer?sity Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

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